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MasterCard and Visa announced a plan to endorse a mobile payments tech that could bring the idea of using your phone to tap-to-pay for purchases back.
American viewers aren't the only ones binging on "House of Cards." Chinese viewers have also been watching thanks to Nasdaq-listed firm Sohu.
The stirring ads you see during the Olympics are worth big bucks, and savvy marketers know exactly how to play them.
BRUSSELS, Feb 14- The European Union's antitrust regulator will accept Visa Europe's offer to cap its credit card fees for retailers, two people familiar with the matter said, as the EU strives to cut the cost of paying with plastic and boost online commerce.
WASHINGTON, Feb 13- U.S. banks and retail groups announced on Thursday that they are joining forces to work on cybersecurity, a sign they might be moving past recent squabbles over who is to blame for data breaches.
Regulators are actually increasing risk in the US banking system, says bank analyst Richard X. Bove.
The big question is what type of smart cards will US banks issue: Will they require a PIN code for authentication or simply a signature?
Stocks were mixed on Wednesday, with the S&P little changed after its four-day surge.
Even the mightiest short seller on Wall Street was no match for the bull market in 2013.
Prepaid debit cards are promoted as a convenient alternative for people who don't have a bank account. Turns out they have a much broader appeal.
Retailers need to do a lot more to defend themselves against future cyberattacks, according to security experts and IT service providers.
NEW YORK, Feb 5- Target Corp's decision to speed up a $100 million program to adopt the use of chip-enabled smart cards is just a drop in the bucket when it comes to what retailers need to do to defend themselves against future cyber attacks, according to security experts and IT service providers.
MasterCard posted a lower-than-expected quarterly profit and said its net revenue for the year would come in at the low end of its forecast range.
Some of Friday's midday movers:
Jan 31- MasterCard Inc posted a lower-than-expected quarterly profit and said its net revenue for the year would come in at the low end of its three-year forecast range as customers migrate to Visa Inc as part of a previously announced deal.
Jan 31- MasterCard Inc, the world's No.2 credit and debit card company, reported a 3 percent rise in quarterly profit but missed analysts' average forecast as expenses rose. MasterCard shares were down 7 percent at $74.29 before the bell.
Is the worst of the decline over for the Dow Jones Industrial Average?
NEW YORK, Jan 30- The S&P 500 scored its biggest gain in more than a month on Thursday as Facebook led a tech rally and data showed the U.S. economy was on solid footing in the fourth quarter. Facebook Inc shares jumped 14.1 percent to end at $61.08, hitting a lifetime high of $62.50 during the session and supporting both the S&P 500 and Nasdaq.
U.S. stocks climbed, with equities bouncing back from the prior day's sharp drop.
Treasurys held on to earlier losses after of the Treasury Dept's auction of five-year notes and seven-year debt and after the release of US GDP data.